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1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

PG&E fined $1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast

California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

3 hrs ago |

Pembina Pipeline to acquire North Dakota pipeline system for $710 million

Pembina Pipeline Corp. is acquiring a 700-kilometre pipeline system that originates in North Dakota that will give it access to the U.S. state's North Bakken formation for natural gas liquids.


Related Topix: PPL Corp

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

PNM intends to seek rate hike

According to the Albuquerque Journal, the utility expects to file a formal request with the state's Public Regulation Commission by the end of the year.


Related Topix: PNM Resources, Albuquerque, NM

3 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Halliburton, Oil & Gas, Economics News, Bankruptcy

6 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Unitil raises ire with tree trimming

Twenty years ago, Townsend resident Karen DiStasio said she planted a tree in her front yard as a Father's Day gift to her husband.


Related Topix: Unitil

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas announce $5 billion gas pipeline project

Construction of the pipeline could start as early as mid-2016. The companies hope to have it in service by late 2018.


Related Topix: Piedmont Natural Gas, AGL Resources, Angelica, Apparel, Nicor

6 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Time for utility execs to start worrying: Thomas Elias

Executives of California's large privately owned utility companies don't usually have to worry about much.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Personal Finance, Retirement, August, CA, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Stocks to watch at close on Tuesday

Gaming company Aristocrat Leisure is selling its lotteries business to the world's biggest online gaming software supplier, Playtech, for 10.5 million euros.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

14 hrs ago |

More storms roll through Midwest with hail, winds

More strong storms are rumbling through the Midwest, with the National Weather Service saying a tornado was confirmed in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds.


Related Topix: Weather, Ameren, Oklahoma

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Santa Fe's 'Extraordinary Nexus of Talent'

'New Mexico is one of those incubators for photography that have developed across the country in apparently unlikely places-Bloomington, Indiana; Rochester, New York; Carmel, [California,]" Kate Ware, the Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art, emailed.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Santa Fe Energy Trust, Oil & Gas, Photography, Arts, Rochester, NY, University of New Mexico, Cameras

Occidental Petroleum Earns Neutral Rating from Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued on Monday.


Related Topix: Occidental Petroleum, Oil & Gas, California

Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles, Orange counties Labor Day gas prices lowest since 2010

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was unchanged today, remaining at $3.835, the lowest for a Labor Day since 2010.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

The Republic

Fee approved for Vectren to replace Indiana pipes

State regulators have approved plans from Vectren Corp. to replace more than 1,000 miles of aging natural gas distribution lines across Indiana over seven years.


Related Topix: Vectren, Indiana

The Motley Fool

Energy Companies Are Finally Making Money on Fracking

Fracking is finally starting to pay off for America's top independent oil and gas companies .


Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas

Why The Energy Markets May Be At A Turning Point

I am an analyst and anti-economic bubble activist who is currently warning about growing bubbles in Canada, Australia, Nordic countries, China, emerging markets, Web 2.0 startups, U.S. higher education, and more.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Herald

Obama college ratings drive wedge as state schools show support

State universities are backing President Barack Obama's proposed score card for U.S. colleges in the hope it will steer more federal aid to them and away from underperforming for-profit institutions.


Related Topix: US Energy Systems, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Louisiana State University, Oakland, CA

Connecticut Post

Siblings reunited after 50 years

They can barely remember what started the family feud, but both Monte Rabin and Grace Zucker know they were caught in the middle.


Related Topix: Westport Resources, Oil & Gas

West Australian

Cultural change urged on part-timers

WA companies offering flexible hours and part-time roles to keep women at work must back it up with cultural change or risk discrimination occurring "with a nod and a wink", say Perth business leaders.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Woodside Petroleum

Seeking Alpha

Chesapeake Energy: Realizing A Nightmare

When reviewing the financials of Chesapeake Energy and comparing them to some other independent oil and gas exploration giants, the company stacks up favorably in a lot of metrics.


Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas, EOG Resources, Anadarko Petroleum

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Mass. faces new energy challenges

With a natural gas pipeline proposed for northern Massachusetts still in the planning stages and strong opposition in communities along its route, power experts are saying a shortage of gas supplies in the state and New England in general is driving up prices and forcing greater reliance on coal and oil power generation.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Holyoke, MA, ISO New England


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